Opuntia pycnantha Engelmann 1896

Plants shrubby, forming low mats. Stem segments round to short oblong, 10-18 cm (3.9-7.1 in) long, 8-13 cm (3.1-5.1 in) wide, finely pubescent, with dense spines. Areoles large, close set. Glochids yellow to red, to 5 mm long. Spines 7-12, yellow to pale reddish brown, unequal, 0.5-3 cm (0.2-1.2 in) long. Flowers yellow with reddish tint, 4-6 cm (1.6-2.4 in) in diameter. Fruits very spiny, to 4 cm (1.6 in) long. Distribution: Baja California Sur, Mexico.

Opuntia pubescens

Opuntia pycnantha

Opuntia Pycnantha

Opuntia pycnantha

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